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Drachm of Athens with head of Athena, struck under Xenokles and Harmoxenos

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Obverse: Head of Athena to right, with foreparts of four horses on front ridge of helmet, a griffin on the side, border of dots along the edge, and scroll on the back. Helmet has three crests. border of dots. Reverse: Within an olive-wreath, an owl standing to right on an amphora, and Greek...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 109–107 B.C. (?)

Mint

Athens, Attica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1104.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 4.11 gm.

Accession Number

00.280

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins